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Columbia Teen Charged in Attempted Shoe Robbery

The teen had a BB gun, the Howard County Police Department reported.

Columbia Teen Charged in Attempted Shoe Robbery
A Columbia teen has been charged with attempted robbery after an incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon near Owen Brown, according to the Howard County Police Department.

At 12:13 p.m. on Wednesday, police said the teen—who was armed with a BB gun—approached the victim on Fruitgift Place at Overheart Lane. The boy demanded the victim's shoes and phone, police said.

The victim refused, and the suspect was subsequently identified and arrested, according to police.

The 13-year-old from Lasting Light Way was charged with attempted robbery, police said.

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